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May 8, 2018 • 6 tweets • 3 min read
After The March: A youth led townhall in Miami Dade addressing neighborhood gun violence.
Aliyah says there are clear neighborhood divides when it comes to gun violence. The people in Miami Beach can walk to Publix at 3 a.m. @WLRN#gunviolence
One teen says he contemplates his own mortality after his step brother was shot. He says "that's trauma."
Mar 28, 2018 • 4 tweets • 3 min read
A group of Black students from Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High called a press conference today to say they have concerns that may not mirror those of their white peers. And that the media should listen. #MSDStrong
Kai says while some might feel comfort to have more police officers at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas, he does not. He says it's intimidating & that black students will face most of the consequences of an overmilitarized predominantly white school.
Sep 13, 2017 • 6 tweets • 4 min read
Rufus was looking for work in Liberty City. He needs $ to buy food. Says grandkids are down to cornflakes. Power still out. #hurricaneirma
Mary says she feels forgotten after #HurricaneIrma. She's low on food and has no power. Her daughter suffers from epilepsy. #HurricaneIrma